Maggie Dent: How to help an anxious child

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 14 June 2018

14 mins

When your child is anxious is can be difficult to know how to help them feel calm again.

Parenting educator Maggie Dent gives us some practical ideas on how you can support an anxious child.

For more excellent information and advice from Maggie, head to her website.

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